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Press releases

IZA World of Labor is a global, freely available online resource that provides policymakers, academics, journalists, and researchers, with clear, concise and evidence-based knowledge on labor economics issues worldwide. The site offers relevant and succinctly information on topics including diversity, migration, minimum wage, youth unemployment, employment protection, development, education, gender balance, labor mobility and flexibility among others - for information by topic see our Key Topics pages. The concise article format with easy-to-find recommendations provides journalists with the information they need for quick research.

IZA World of Labor authors are happy to speak to the press about their research. If you have an enquiry about a labor market issue, please search our spokesperson database to find and directly contact a relevant spokesperson.

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  • April 05, 2018

    IZA World of Labor Spotlight: Health and Wellbeing

    Saturday (7 April) is World Health Day. The World Health Organization is organizing this day for 70th time. This year this special day is dedicated to the fight for universal healthcare. According to the World Health Organization, half the world is still lacking healthcare today.
    Saturday (7 April) is World Health Day. The World Health Organization is organizing this day for 70th time. This year this special day is dedicated to the fight for universal healthcare. According to the World Health Organization, half the world is still lacking healthcare today.
  • April 04, 2018

    IZA World of Labor Spotlight: Gender Pay Gap

    In a piece published by the Daily Telegraph today Theresa May called the gender pay gap a “burning injustice” and vowed to close it “within a generation.” This statement comes amid a rapidly approaching deadline tonight for firms with more than 250 employees to publish the average pay gap between their male and female workers.
    In a piece published by the Daily Telegraph today Theresa May called the gender pay gap a “burning injustice” and vowed to close it “within a generation.” This statement comes amid a rapidly approaching deadline tonight for firms with more than 250 employees to publish the average pay gap between their male and female workers.